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  • What a shock: Florida Plunder & Loot strikes again

     
    Sorry about the late posts, but I???m all hot and bothered today. About politics. And power. As in electricity. First up, the news about FPL???s proposed 16 percent rate increase to cover rising fuel costs. Let???s just put it this......
  • FPL program: Green, as in cash

     
    I remember getting the notice from Florida Power & Light a few years ago, asking if I wanted to sign up for its Green Energy program. For an additional monthly fee, FPL told me, I could fund renewable energy projects,......
  • Fay? Feh! Musings from the fringes

     
    Excuse me if I don???t get all worked up about Fay. Ooooh, so the winds might whip up to 60 mph in South Florida. That happens during a strong thunderstorm. Ooooh, so we might get 4-6 inches of rain. That......
  • Joke e-mail more proof of American financial incompetence

     
    A chain e-mail has been making its way around the Internet (and into my inbox) over the last week. I know it???s supposed to be good for a laugh, but instead it just serves as a reminder about eroding American......
  • More sports teams responding to the economy

     
    Sports are supposed to be an escape from real life. Or at least, that???s what we???re always being told. But in these difficult economic times, teams are increasingly getting involved in fans??? lives as a way to help out and......
  • FPL feels the heat

     
    I love me a good public-relations backtracking. In the case of FPL, the utility did a quick turnaround on its shameless request for higher fees to cover fuel costs in 2009. It took some probing and shaming from consumer groups......
  • AIG: Astounding Idiotic Greed

     
    Did you hear the one about the company that got a $152 billion government bailout that turned around and paid ???retention bonuses??? to roughly 7,000 employees? And that some of those bonuses were for 100 percent of the workers??? annual......
  • After the shock: FPL???s rate hike request just a starting point

     
    OK, take a deep breath. You???ve seen the headlines about FPL requesting a $1 billion increase in its annual base rates, or some 30 percent, starting in 2010. Just remember this: It???s not a done deal yet. It???s just the......
  • Reversing ordinances already in the works, Boca Raton mayor says

     
    Boca Raton Mayor Susan Whelchel said today that she already spoke with the city manager about changing two measures said to curtail public involvement in government. Whelchel's comments came in response to an article in Sunday's Sun Sentinel that...
  • FPL executive pay -- Big money, flights and lodging for physicals, too

     
    The rich are different than you and me. None more so than the 21st century class of rich known as corporate executives. You get a sense of this when you read through FPL Group???s latest filing with the Securities and......
  • Long Lost Bill Comes Due For County's Mecca Farms

     
    The price for Palm Beach County???s Mecca Farms mistake keeps growing, this time because of a forgotten power line that could cost taxpayers hundreds of thousands more. The county already sunk about $100 million of taxpayers??? money into the 1,919-acre.....
  • Will FPL get everything it wants in rate hike?

     
    Is FPL???s rate hike request a done deal? Officially, no. The Florida Public Service Commission won???t make a final ruling on FPL???s bid for a $1.25 billion increase in base rates for 2010 and 2011 until the fall. But it???s......